Oversize Freight Shipping

Clarke Global thrives on the challenges dictated by our industry and global business directions.

Clarke Global thrives on the challenges dictated by our industry and global business directions.

With a network of experienced world-wide agents that are up-to-date with local and international regulations, Clarke Global has the experience and knowledge to work with oversize cargo and over dimensional freight and ensure it is forwarded to the appropriate local and international destination.

Whatever the size, shape or weight of your cargo, Clarke Global’s experts in oversize freight forwarding have the knowledge and experience to assist.

Established Alliances

From on-going projects to one-off movements of over dimensional freight, Clarke Global has established alliances with the best people worldwide to make it happen.

Our Melbourne based team of customs brokers and freight forwarders maintain on-going relationships with the best international airlines and shipping carriers to ensure oversize international freight arrives smoothly to, or between, any global locations.

Oversize freight can be shipped to Australia via our sea freight service or alternatively via air freight or road transportation.

Clarke Global
specialises in handling:
  • Long length cargo above standard air freight and sea freight dimensions;
  • Over height cargo that requires special loading on aircrafts or special stowage on vessels;
  • Heavy lift cargo that requires special handling on aircrafts or vessels;
  • Over dimensional freight that requires individual and specialist transportation.

Oversize Freight Transportation and Storage

Clarke Global has Australia wide specialists in over dimensional cargo to ensure your goods arrive on time and securely. Oversize cargo sometimes requires unique, specialised and well planned transportation, which is why Clarke Global has special carriers to facilitate the safe movement of goods.

Clarke Global can coordinate over dimensional cargo for air freight and shipping to Australia, in addition to export logistics for distribution around the world.

Crane hire can also be arranged at your destination premises for unloading.

Before freight forwarding for oversize cargo takes place, local road transport regulations should be reviewed.

Click here for an outline of standard container sizes. Should your dimensions not conform then your transport will require specialist handling.


International oversize, overweight and over-height freight forwarding

Ask one of our freight forwarding experts for more information on over dimensional freight transport and international regulations for oversized cargo.

Why choose Clarke global


Established in 1917, Clarke Global Logistics is a reputable Australian Customs Broker and Freight Forwarder; offering a totally integrated trade service both locally and globally, encompassing international freight forwarding, customs brokerage, third party logistics and warehousing.

Located in Melbourne, Australia, the professional team of Clarke Global Logistics has acquired a wealth of collective knowledge in providing customised solutions to a wide array of industries, and is supported by industry trained transport, logistics and administration personnel.

Professional service based on a foundation of over 100 years in servicing importers and exporters.

One contact for all your global shipping and airfreight supply chain logistics.

Friendly and personalised service; We have built long-standing relationships with clients over many decades.

We facilitate the entire service – from freight forwarding to export logistics, Customs Clearance, transportation and warehousing storage.


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Frequently asked questions

Oversized freight shipping refers to the transportation of goods that exceed standard size and weight limitations. These shipments require specialised equipment, such as flatbed trucks or heavy-duty cranes, to ensure safe and efficient delivery.

The cheapest way to ship an oversized item through Clarke Global Logistics is by utilising our cost-effective freight services. We offer competitive rates for shipping large and bulky items, ensuring you get the best value for your money. Contact us today to discuss your specific requirements and receive a personalised quote tailored to your needs.

Clarke Global Logistics handles oversize freight transportation with expertise and efficiency. Challenging cargo may include long-length items exceeding standard air and sea freight dimensions, over-height cargo needing unique aircraft or vessel loading, heavy lift cargo demanding special handling and over-dimensional freight that necessitates specialised transportation solutions. The specialised equipment used to safely transport oversize cargo may include flatbed trailers and heavy haul trucks. Our team of experienced professionals carefully plans the logistics of each shipment, ensuring that all necessary permits and escorts are in place for a smooth journey. With our extensive network of carriers and strategic partnerships worldwide, we have the capability to handle any size or weight requirement.

The specifications and requirements for oversize freight storage containers vary depending on the specific needs of your cargo. It is crucial to consider factors such as dimensions, weight capacity, structural integrity, ventilation systems and security features when selecting a container. At Clarke Global Logistics, our team of experts can provide personalised guidance to ensure that you find the right solution tailored to your unique requirements.

Yes, Clarke Global Logistics can safely transport oversize cargo via air freight. If you are unsure if your cargo can be transported via air freight, we can let you know if it fits the allowable oversize air freight dimensions.

Yes, Clarke Global Logistics has specialised carriers specifically designed for securely transporting oversize cargo.

Yes, as an experienced freight forwarder for oversize cargo shipping, Clarke Global Logistics can coordinate the transportation of oversize cargo via road and air freight to Australia. Speak to us and we will be able to recommend the best solution for your particular cargo.

Yes, crane hire services are available for unloading oversize cargo at the destination premises through Clarke Global Logistics.

When forwarding oversize cargo, it is important to consider the local road transport regulations. These regulations vary from country to country and even within different regions or states. It is crucial to be aware of weight restrictions, height limitations, width requirements and any necessary permits that may be needed for transportation. Compliance with these regulations ensures safe and legal movement of oversize cargo on local roads. Clarke Global Logistics is able to assist with the logistics related to this.

Yes, Clarke Global Logistics can assist with the customs clearance of oversize freight and navigate customs and quarantine barriers.

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Fact Sheets & Forms

Fact Sheets & Forms

Your access point to important documentation and information to make your freight forwarding services smooth and seamless.

Case Studies

Case Studies

Clarke Global Logistics has helped many businesses and individuals tackle challenging or complex supply chain projects, most often involving two or more modes of transportation.



Find answers to the most common questions pertaining to freight forwarding services and operations.

Foreign Language Services

Foreign Language Services

Clarke Global Logistics specialises in international trade services, and we have recruited and trained our staff to converse in 8 languages.

Contact us to learn more about our oversize freight shipping services

We have staff available who can speak Mandarin, Sinhala, Spanish and Italian. Please request special language services when you call. To allow us to respond to your enquiry promptly, please provide all required information. The field’s marked (required) are mandatory.


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